Robin Raven

Robin Raven is an accomplished journalist and author who is passionate about covering vegan travel, solo adventures, ethical wellness experiences, and self-care. She is the author of “The Kindness Workbook: An Interactive Guide for Creating Compassion in Yourself and the World” (Simon and Schuster, 2021) and “Santa's First Vegan Christmas” (Vegan Publishers, 2016). Originally from Mobile, Alabama, Robin has always been fascinated with the art of storytelling and wrote her first novel at the age of seven. She moved to New York City for college, where she majored in writing and filmmaking, before relocating to Los Angeles to briefly work as an actress. Robin currently lives in Santa Monica, where she writes about everything from plant-based spa experiences to the best products for vegan travelers. She is happy to travel all year long, and she is always looking for a new place to find an exciting story.

• 5+ years of experience writing about food, wellness, and travel
• Published in The Washington Post, USA Today, Reader’s Digest, HelloGiggles, Insider, Collider, Travel + Leisure,, The Huffington Post, Chowhound, and more
• Received a master’s degree from California State University, Northridge
• Received a bachelor’s degree from the School of Visual Arts

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